Creative musings in bright colors

Orange Disgrace (fail)

Among the giveaways that I recently won, was the entire Nubar halloween collection. It consists of a neon orange, a glow-in-the-dark top coat, a purple glitter topper, and a black shimmer. I am posting this on the weekend because I do not feel it qualifies as nail art. It is too much of a failure *hangs hands in shame*

IMG_5583

I already own 3 black shimmer/glitter polishes, so decided not to keep that polish (it will be showing up in a giveaway instead!). Using the other 3 polishes, I tried to put together a cohesive mani. It did NOT work.

IMG_5589

I thought using my very favorite polish (Cosmic Forces by Emily de Molly) would tie the purple and orange together, with the holographic orange-leaning large circle glitters. Nope. Although I love the orange neon polish, the purple glitter topper was very very very sparse on the glitter (I used three coats at the base of my nails and it was nothing NEAR opaque), and the glow in the dark topper didn’t glow. Maybe I needed to charge it in sunlight…but it was cloudy. And I was spoiled by Dayglow (Serum No 5) to think that glowing polishes should just…well…glow. That being said, the orange WAS very pretty, two coats and dried to a matte finish.

IMG_5573

IMG_5586

Moral: some manis just stink. Boo! Happy (snowy!!!!) Sunday!

Comments on: "Orange Disgrace (fail)" (6)

  1. The orange is not for me, but Cosmic Forces, oh wow! ❤

  2. Bad manicures, I think we can all relate. I know the feeling of having all these new things and wanting to use them at once!

  3. Cosmic Forces looks amazing! I tried to do a Christmas themed mani this past weekend but it came out looking incredibly tacky – good for an ugly sweater party maybe but not for much of anything else :/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Craftynail

Nail polish? Yes, please!

a london year

[or more accurately: the london years]

Baroquen Nails

Original Nail Designs - 3d & Stamping Nail Art - Designer Press On Nails

Craftynail

Nail polish? Yes, please!

PSHIIIT

Un blog de nailista, adepte de nail art tendance, passionnée de photos, et de jolis bijoux. Les dernieres modes en matière de vernis à ongles sont scrutées et analysées, les teintes passées au crible, et en prime des tutos super faciles à réaliser vous sont proposés... Bref, la féminité s'invite jusqu'au bout des ongles sur le blog de Pshiiit !

Even Lemmings Paint Their Nails!

A growing obsession with nail polish!

Break rules, not nails

It's all about nail polish, colour and art.

Elektra Deluxe

Viennese nail polish chronicles

Cat's Claws

Sneak a peek behind the scenes of pretty nails. Toils of being stamped, pampered and painted with scrumptious colours. It's the hard-knock life.

%d bloggers like this: